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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPASamuel Adams Rebel IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,715 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,715
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 41
Gots: 585 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
COLOR Bright Copper / 11 SRM
ALC BY VOL/WT 6.5%ABV - 5.1%ABW
IBUs 45
YEAST STRAIN Samuel Adams Ale Yeast
MALT VARIETIES Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, Caramel 60
HOP VARIETIES American Cascade, Simcoe®, Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo
CAL/SERVING 198 per 12oz serving
SPECIAL INGREDIENTS N/A

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

norinco, May 28, 2014
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outoffocus, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Deep golden clear body capped by an off-white head with great retention and sticky lacing. S: Herbal, pungent pine, grapefruit and citrus nose.
T: Grapefruit & piney hoppy flavors balance well with malt backbone that presents caramel notes.
M: Dry and crisp balanced body with a lingering hoppy bitter back end.
O: Tasty New England take on the West Coast IPA.

Paincane, May 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

AirZombie, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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cdog707yo, May 26, 2014
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Critters, May 26, 2014
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BGsWo22, May 25, 2014
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GFish, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

crownrl28, May 25, 2014
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1.53/5  rDev -57.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Budweiser with additional hops... Quite possibly the worst IPA I have ever had.

Terrible appearance - off yellow, slightly gold.

Pours like a foam bath - half the pour was foam in a traditional IPA tulip glass.

A hint of citrus smell. No pine.

Taste - chalky and bitter.. IBU?? 20 at best.

Just what I would expect from a SA - less than average at best. If you were new to IPA's and had this, you may not want to ever try another IPA again (fear factor).

TRaymy, May 25, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

An awesome standard IPA westcoast. With Harpoon IPA and Sam Rebel gives the mainstream IPAs a very good standing. Taste hoppy, grapefruit with flavors of lemon. My favorite mainstream IPA currently...prefer to have it on draft, but bottle offers a lot of the same flavors..way to go sam.

Robjm1987, May 25, 2014
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,715 ratings.